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‘King Richard’ Opens 25th Anniversary Celebration of American Black Film Festival

In 1997, Jeff Friday, founder and CEO of Jeff Friday Media, was working as the film division president of UniWorld Group, a prominent multicultural advertising agency headquartered in…

‘Venom 2’ and ‘No Time to Die’ Help Make October the Biggest Box Office Month of the Year

For the first time in modern history, October is the highest-grossing month of the year at the domestic box office. Thanks to Sony’s comic book adventure “Venom: Let…

Halloween Box Office Battle: ‘Last Night in Soho,’ ‘Antlers’ to End Roaring October on Muted Note

Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller “Last Night in Soho” and the Guillermo del Toro-produced supernatural horror film “Antlers” will close out a surprisingly strong October at the domestic box…

Will Oscar Contenders Break Through in a COVID-Battered Box Office?

In 2014, Fox Searchlight methodically rolled out “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” a twee pastiche of old-world Europe, in movie theaters across North America. The quirky comedic drama, from…

Coachella to no longer require COVID vax for entry

Attendees will be able to enter the Coachella music festival with proof of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of arrival, reversing a previous announcement.

Mill Valley Film Fest Fetes Spirited In-Person Return

This year’s Mill Valley Film Festival marks the much-anticipated return of movies, and audiences, to theaters, but the Northern California event founded in 1977 retains some lingering influences…

Sydney Film Festival Profits From Multiple Delays to Unveil Strengthened Program

After multiple delays due to COVID-19 disruptions, the Sydney Film Festival was Thursday finally able to announce a program for this year’s in-person event. It will now take…

Andrew Lloyd Webber on Broadway’s Reopening, ‘Cinderella’ and Why the ‘Cats’ Movie Caused Him to Buy a Dog

Ever since the chandelier first crashed in thunderous fashion, “The Phantom of the Opera” has been a fixture of Broadway, becoming as iconic a symbol of theatergoing as…

Rolling Stones open American tour, pay tribute to drummer Charlie Watts

The Rolling Stones are touring again, this time without their heartbeat, or at least their backbeat.

‘Free Guy’ Breaks Free at Box Office, Banking Over $300M Worldwide

The movie Free Guy has been the surprise of the summer and continues to exceed expectations. On Monday, the Disney/20th Century Studios film passed $300 million at the…

Clifford the Big Red Dog Set for November Release in Theaters and Paramount+

The live-action adaptation of Clifford the Big Red Dog is back on the release calendar. Back in July, Paramount pulled the movie from its planned premiere date in…

‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’ Sets Paramount Plus and Theatrical Release on Nov. 10

After delaying its initial release, Paramount Pictures announced that the live-action “Clifford the Big Red Dog” will open both in theaters and on Paramount Plus on Nov. 10.…